Matron of Style is back at it again to give you the low down on what went down on Day 2 of Viet Fashion Week 2016.Let me tell you, loves, the vibe was way different! It was a little bit quieter, a little more mellow. I arrived to Cynthia Bui, designer, and her models pre-occupied with the . . .
Ahhhh....Jacky Tai Bridal...the bread and butter to Matron of Style's attendance to Viet Fashion Week 2016. Tai's bridal collection showed both Vietnamese wedding ao dai's and wedding gowns. It was a beautiful visual of the wide range of design talent Tai possesses. Summer 2016 can't come soon . . .
If you’ve been following Matron of Style on Insta or FB, you know how busy, yet exciting it has been for me this past weekend covering Viet Fashion Week 2016.Your girl has attended New York Fashion Week before (eons ago when it was still held at Bryant Park), so I definitely had an idea of what . . .
One good thing leads to another and it has certainly been the case between Matron of Style and photographers, Lin & Jirsa! We continue our post from last night by getting straight to business…style business.Mai’s vision of her dream ao dai was brought to life by designer Thai Nguyen. Her . . .
When Matron of Style introduced herself and her vision to photographers Lin & Jirsa, they responded with not only one bride to feature, but TWO! This month, the collaboration continues with Mai & Nham who tied the knot earlier this year in January of 2016.The first time I connected with . . .
I can't help myself with these back to back fashion week posts, but this one, I'm uber proud of! Last Friday, May 6th, Matron of Style had the honor of covering Viet Fashion Week’s press preview day and dahling, it was smashing! International Vietnamese designers showing at this year’s event gave . . .
I JUST CAME TO SAY HELLO In Vietnamese wedding culture, the bride and groom--with entourage in tow--greets every table of guests at their reception to toast and thank them for attending. This gesture is called chào bàn and can involve lots of drinking for the groom. Chào bàn literally translates . . .
There’s always a why behind everything we do. Sometimes it’s obvious. Sometimes it takes a cocktail to get to the bottom of things haha. When it comes to Matron of Style, though, the why behind it is simple: family. Like a lot of kids my age (yes, I certainly consider myself a womanchild), . . .
The Year is 2012. I am t-minus three months from the BIG day. My family is hosting my Lễ Hỏi or a traditional Vietnamese Engagement. Pinterest is two years old. I refused to sign up for an account for fear of becoming an obsessive bridezilla searching and pinning themes, colors and details. No . . .
The Vietnamese Áo Dài is an alluring silhouette that elongates the body and accentuates the waist. It is essentially a tunic, with two, high, side slits worn with pants. The dress is worn for many occasions, but the more elaborate and luxe the áo dài, the more special the occasion. For a . . .